Model Type
combination: baking / brewing
Description
Breasted: 4. New York, Metropolitan Museum, 20.3.12 (Pl. 36a, 36b). Eleventh dynasty. Bakery and brewery in one building separated into two rooms by partition wall. Brewery: staff consists of seven figures. 1. Doorkeeper with baton; 2. Small man standing in vat treading dough; 3. Man pouring off liquid into crock; 4. Man kneading dough; 5. Man bruising grain with pestle; 6. Two women grinding grain into flour. This room is nearest entrance door. Thirteen figures comprise bakery staff: 1. Two men bruising grain with pestle; 2. Two women grinding grain into flour; 3. Two men each tending a different oven; 4. Two men mixing dough, each standing in a tall tub; 5. Man bruising grain with pestle; 6. Two men forming dough into cakes; 7. Two men each tending a round oven. Heads of men are shaven; they usually wear white skirts and are nude to waist.
From tomb of Meketre, Deir el Bahari. Length: 73.2 cm. Winlock, MMA Bull., Dec., 1920, pt. II, p. 26, fig. 121 p. 21.
Site
Qurneh
Tomb
TT280
Burial
Meketre
Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Accession number
20.3.12
Breasted Classification
II-4-1 PREPARATION AND PROCESSING OF FOOD - Model Scenes of Baking, Brewing, and Slaughtering. - Baking and brewing in same house or room.
Material
wood
Dimensions
Length 73.2 cm
References (Bibliography)
BreastedJnr-1948 , II-4-1 4, Pl. 36a, 36b
Tooley-1989 , p. 32
Winlock-1920 , MMA Bull, Dec. 1920, pt. II, p. 26, fig. 121 p. 21
Winlock-1955 , p. 25-29, 22,23,24, 64, 65
Museum Online Record Card
URL: http://www.metmuseum.org/Works_of_Art/collection_database/egyptian_art/model_bakery_and_brewery_from_the_tomb_of_meketre//objectview.aspx?OID=100000479&collID=10&dd1=10
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